Tuscany Meets Texas Hill Country

This is one of those homes that's located on a corner lot and has no privacy for their backyard. The site was located at the top of an eroded hillside and therefore had a lot of subsurface limestone bedrock. They wanted to expand their outdoor entertainment space, update the landscape and create privacy...all with a touch of Tuscan flair.
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This site had several issues. The most obvious was the never ending wind (this house is near the top of an exposed hill). The other issues were shallow bedrock, compacted "dirt" that wasn't allowing water to soak in, not enough useable outdoor entertaining space. There was an inherent awkwardness since the backyard was basically a side yard due to site orientation on a corne...More
“Bedroom side of house. Paver border and gravel.” — kploog
Tuscan Style Patios and Gardens
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The client wanted a heavy duty, old world gate. So my associate made one for them. Instead of clavos, he cut holes through the gate and inserted steel tubes, then welded them to the steel straps.
“Gates” — divedvm
Tuscany Meets Texas Hill Country
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“lndscpe” — firstjohn
Tuscan Style Patios and Gardens
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Sealing and finishing the water feature.
“Water feature.” — bantcebu
Tuscany Meets Texas Hill Country
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dripline irrigation xeriscape drought
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